2015 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 25 - Marital and Domestic Relations
§ 25-1341 Modification of convention child support order

AZ Rev Stat § 25-1341 (2015) What's This?

25-1341. Modification of convention child support order

A. A tribunal of this state may not modify a convention child support order if the obligee remains a resident of the foreign country where the support order was issued unless either of the following applies:

1. The obligee submits to the jurisdiction of a tribunal of this state, either expressly or by defending on the merits of the case without objecting to the jurisdiction at the first available opportunity.

2. The foreign tribunal lacks or refuses to exercise jurisdiction to modify its support order or issue a new support order.

B. If a tribunal of this state does not modify a convention child support order because the order is not recognized in this state, section 25-1338, subsection C applies.

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